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A touch of butter makes this a lovely, rich purée – and a great accompaniment for fish or steak.  As usual, the Thermomix is ideal for this recipe because it can all be done in the one bowl and the purée is fluffy and smooth.

Makes ~ 2 cups

Cauliflower PureeIngredients

500g cauliflower florets

1/2 onion, peeled and halved

20g butter

20g milk

Salt and pepper, to season


1. Add onion into the Thermomix bowl and chop with the measuring cup (MC) on for 3 seconds/Speed 5

2. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add butter and sauté with the MC off for 2 minutes/100C/Speed 1

3. Add cauliflower, milk and 40g of water into the bowl and cook for 10-12 minutes/Varoma/Speed 1 (or until cooked)

4. Add salt and pepper and purée with the MC on for 1 minute – going slowly from Speed 1 to Speed 8

Tips and Hints

While cooking the cauliflower (step 3), you can steam fish and vegetables in the Varoma